Sad but not unexpected news out of the search for missing mom Amber Chantel Elkins.
Searchers discovered a body on Sunday in a wooded area of Montgomery County that is believed to be that of missing Amber Chantel Elkins. According to Tom Miller, the founder of Texas Equusearch, the body was found found near a bridge around 3:30 PM. Although there has been no positive ID of the body, it is widely believed to be that of Amber Chantel Elkins. The body has been sent to the Montgomery County Medical Examiner’s office for identification.
Search volunteers on Sunday discovered a body believed to be that of Amber Chantel Elkins, a 20-year-old Humble mother, in a wooded area of Montgomery County, an official said.
Tim Miller, founder and director of Texas EquuSearch, said the body was found near a bridge around 3:30 p.m. Officials are awaiting positive identification of the body, but believe it’s Elkins and notified her family, he said.
“Right now it’s the worst news they could ever imagine,” said Miller. “Now it’s real. Now she’s really not coming home.”
Tim Miller stated that it appeared that the body “was dumped in an isolated area.”
Miller said his team was searching the area off Gene Campbell Road and FM 1314 after receiving some information from detectives, their focus was on the woods near some cell towers.
“So, we just had our people out there, just concentrating on areas around these cell towers that we had information on,” said Miller.
Just the other day, Elkin’s boyfriend, James Clarke Jr, was charged with murder.
Our prayers go out to the family and friends of Amber Chantel Elkins … REST IN PEACE.